Really Simple & Tasty Too #05 – Snap Peas

Snap Peas With Cucumber and Ginger

Makes 4 servings

Hands-on-time: 10 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes

Shopping List:

  • 30 ml or 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 30 ml or 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 225 gr or ½ pound sugar snap peas, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • ½ English cucumber, sliced
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, ginger, sugar, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Add the snap peas, cucumber, and shallot and toss to combine.

Note: Try adding a handful of fresh herbs, such as mint, basil, or cilantro, for extra freshness.


Amount Per Serving
Calories 104
Fat 7g
Sat Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 162mg
Protein 2g
Carbohydrate 9g
Sugar 4g
Fiber 2g
Iron 1mg
Calcium 47mg

PDF of this recipe: 20120802-Snap-Peas

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